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Internet threats – keeping yourself safe online

Security

Today we make more decisions online than ever before, from sharing sensitive business information to ordering clothes and keeping in touch with friends. While this has injected new levels of convenience to the lives of billions of people worldwide, there remains a lingering threat online. This threat comes in many forms, such as cyber criminals looking collect your personal information for fraudulent purposes. This article serves as a brief education in fraud online, highlighting some of the methods cyber criminals often use to collect sensitive personal data, so that you can protect yourself online.

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Why should small businesses run a corporate blog?

Today, more and more companies worldwide are using corporate blogs as an effective platform for content marketing and customer communication. However, some smaller companies are still hesitant to follow suit, because they believe that a corporate blog requires a certain amount of time and money that can only be afforded by a large company. In reality, corporate blogs actually offer many positive opportunities for small and medium sized businesses.

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Category: eBusiness | Net World | Tips
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Expert-interview: what makes a good website?

Today, for a company to establish long term success, having a strong online presence is vital. We asked online marketing and social media expert Felix Beilharz to offer his thoughts on what makes a good business website, and give advice on how companies can make the most out of their corporate sites.  

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Category: eBusiness | Tips
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How do I find a design that suits my company?

You’ve probably heard the saying that you only get one chance to make a first impression. Many scientific studies have shown that first impressions are often the strongest. That’s why it is especially critical for your website to make a great one. For many visitors, it will be the first experience they have with the company. A successful web presence increases the chance that potential customers spend more time on your site and decide to do business with your company. In order to leave a positive first impression, it’s important to pick a design that fits both your company and services/products. Requirements, of course, will vary depending on the industry. Next, I’ll show you three typical areas of business and which factors are important to keep in mind when choosing your design.

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Category: MyWebsite & Apps | Tips
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No time to create your own website? The 1&1 web designers will take on the job

Between accounting, customer support and advertising there’s no time for small businesses to deal with designing and improve their own website. With the 1&1 MyWebsite design service, you can leave the initial creation of your business website in the hands of an experienced web design expert, leaving you free to concentrate on the most important thing: your business.

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Category: Inside 1&1 | MyWebsite & Apps | Products
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The 5 Golden Rules for Google MyBusiness

In my last post, you learned about Google’s local search and how important it is for small businesses. A good Google MyBusiness listing is one of the central elements of improving your ranking and position in Google’s search results.

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Category: eBusiness
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What should be uploaded to the cloud?

Upload

The cloud and, more specifically, cloud servers have changed the relationship that businesses have with technology. Any application can be uploaded to the cloud with full guarantees of reliability, but one of the main doubts that companies have when betting on the cloud is which files, applications or processes it should upload.

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Category: Servers and Hosting
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Big Data and Cloud, hand in hand

Cloud

Nowadays, we are seeing exponential growth in traffic and data storage. Global Internet traffic has increased fivefold over the past five years, reaching 29,500 petabytes per month, and will increase threefold over the next five years, as Cisco reveals on a recent survey. So, effective data storage, analysis and accessibility are clearly a competitive advantage for all businesses. In this context, Cloud Computing and Big Data are trends that are closely entwined.

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Is the cloud ready for small and mid-sized businesses?

1&1 launches New Cloud Server

Remember the year 2011? Cloud computing was rarely being used within the SME sector. Compare that to nowadays and it’s become clear that the number of small and mid-sized businesses using the cloud has rapidly increased.

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